W. Arthur Lewis

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W. Arthur Lewis
Born
William Arthur Lewis

(1915-01-23)23 January 1915
Died15 June 1991(1991-06-15) (aged 76)
Nationality
Alma materLondon School of Economics
Known for
Spouse(s)Gladys Jacobs Lewis (m. 1947)
Children2[1]
AwardsNobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1979)
Scientific career
FieldsEconomics
Institutions
ThesisThe Economics of Loyalty Contracts (1940)
Doctoral advisorSir Arnold Plant

Sir William Arthur Lewis (January 23, 1915 – June 15, 1991) was a Saint Lucian economist. He was the James Madison Professor of Political Economy at Princeton University.[2] Lewis was known for his works about economic development. In 1979, he won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lewis, W. Arthur" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 October 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  2. "Legacy of Nobel laureate Sir W. Arthur Lewis commemorated at Robertson Hall". Princeton University. Retrieved 29 May 2020.